Covid-19: Thailand reports first Omicron cluster, cancels some New Year events

BANGKOK, Thailand reported on Friday its first domestic cluster of coronavirus infections from the Omicron variant in Kalasin province in north-eastern Thailand, officials said.   “From the Kalasin cluster, there are 21 new infections,” said the country’s COVID-19 task force spokeswoman Apisamai Srirangsan.   The infections stem from a couple who travelled from Belgium through […]

Cambodia’s ruling party endorses PM’s son as future leader

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia’s longtime ruling party voted to endorse Prime Minister Hun Sen’s eldest son as “future prime minister” on Friday but did not specify when he might succeed his father, who has been in power for more than three decades. In one of the world’s longest premierships, Hun Sen, 69, has overseen a period […]

Myanmar airstrikes displace more people along Thai-Myanmar border

BANGKOK, Myanmar’s military carried out more airstrikes on a rebel-controlled area near the Thai border, the rebel group said on Friday, in the latest escalation of violence that has sent hundreds fleeing into Thailand. The Karen National Union (KNU) said the military launched at least two airstrikes and fired some artillery rounds on an area […]

2021: A year of crackdowns and ‘lawfare’ for Thailand’s anti-establishment movement

The Thai government has been accused of waging “lawfare” against the anti-establishment movement over the past year, charging its key leaders with serious criminal offenses after they demanded political and royal reforms at street protests. Many of the youth-led movement’s chiefs are either in detention awaiting trial or busy fighting court battles over charges of […]

Juventus and Azzurri Star Federico Chiesa Announces Genesis NFT Drop With Kreation on 29 Dec 2021

Fine art gallery HOFA launches Kreation, a new and highly curated NFT marketplace for digital sport & entertainment art collectibles LONDON, Dec. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today a new and ground-breaking NFT platform, Kreation.io (built on the Solana Blockchain), announces their forthcoming launch featuring a unique collaboration with Juventus and Azzurri football star, Federico Chiesa. […]

FDA Authorizes Marketing of 22nd Century Group’s VLN® as a Modified Risk Tobacco Product

VLN® Cigarettes VLN® Is World’s First and Only Combustible Cigarette to Receive FDA MRTP Designation FDA Adds Evidence-Based, Headline Claim “Helps You Smoke Less” to Company’s Requested Claims VLN® 95% Reduced Nicotine Content Cigarettes to Launch in the U.S. Within 90 Days VLN® to Launch Outside the U.S. in First Quarter 2022 BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. […]